Rs 463,212
Avg. Salary
Rs 431
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

Rs 24,324

Profit Sharing

Rs 19,442

The average pay for a Cost Accountant is Rs 431 per hour.

The average pay for a Cost Accountant is Rs 463,212 per year.

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$431
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MEDIAN $431
$233k
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$463k
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MEDIAN $463,212
Rs 233,229 - Rs 997,322
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Rs 460K
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MEDIAN: Rs 463,212
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50%
90%
Rs 0Rs 1M
Salary Rs 233,229 - Rs 997,322
Bonus Rs 4,836 - Rs 149,332
Profit Sharing Rs 0.00 - Rs 100,445
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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Rs 234,560 - Rs 1,043,239
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 422

Job Description for Cost Accountant

A cost accountant performs routine and special analyses to help determine the type of operations and materials that are most cost effective for their organization. This accountant helps assess which products and raw materials are best suited to their company’s objectives, and they may be expected to create a costing system that can continuously evaluate the value of inventory and associated costs. The cost accountant should be able to determine and explain the factors that will cause costs to vary; strong research skills are essential to determine all of the costs associated with certain decisions. Additionally, cost accountants may need to document internal factors and controls that are affecting costs. The cost accountant often helps senior management to make key decisions, in some cases including decisions related to employees' salaries and product pricing.

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Cost Accountant Tasks

  • Analyzes monthly and quarterly ledger activities.
  • Prepares financial audit schedules and reports for management.
  • Ensures services and processes are in compliance with account practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Record and report the costs of manufacturing goods and providing services.

Cost Accountant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Cost Accountant

Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Cost Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Cost Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 411,000 based on 185 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cost Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 606,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Cost Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 962,000 based on 29 salaries. A Cost Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 1,742,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

15%

1%

-8%

-17%

National Average: Rs 486,842

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Cost Accountant

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Cost Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲258%

▲98%

▲24%

National Average
Rs 487,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Cost Accountant Salaries


SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▲3%



National Average
Rs 487,000



Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 40%